Offline European map app for travellers only 59p

January 20, 2011 // 5:51 a.m.

skobbler ForeverMap 2.0 is the last map you’ll ever need


Berlin, Germany, 19th January, 2011 - skobbler, specialist developer of map-based apps and creator of the first free sat nav app for the iPhone, has today announced that its popular mapping application, ForeverMap 2.0, is now available for just £0.59. For a limited period, skobbler’s offline Google Maps rival app designed for use with the iPhone, iPad and iPod, will be the best priced, fully comprehensive mapping solution that money can buy.
Key Features:

* Install and uninstall individual countries to and from your iPod, iPad or iPhone
* The first viable, portable digital map solution for iPod and iPad users without 3G
* No data connection required and no roaming charges abroad
* All offline: search, location finder, route calculation and wikipedia information on places of interest
* Promotion price of £0.59*

Utilising the outstanding mapping data provided by OpenStreetMap, compressed and installed to be readily available without an internet connection, users of ForeverMap 2.0 have a comprehensive mapping solution that is continuously updated to provide the most well-informed data and the last mapping solution you’ll ever need. Users can choose to select and download full map data for individual countries and their cities from a full collection of European maps.
Once downloaded onto a mobile device the mapping data can be instantly accessed offline, making ForeverMap the perfect travel companion, as it avoids drop-off data loss and eliminates costly roaming charges abroad. For users of iPod touch and iPad without 3G, it’s the most viable, portable digital map solution.

Forever Map 2.0 includes: offline search; location finder; route calculation; and information on places of interests, providing users with a fully interactive, offline map solution that can be used anywhere, anytime and without limitations. Forever Map 2.0 also includes extensive Wikipedia references such as history and info about landmarks, significant buildings and much more, converting the app into an intuitive electronic tour guide.

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Price, availability and compatibility:

*For a limited time only, ForeverMap can be downloaded at a promotion price of £0.59. It is available to download from the App Store at itunes.apple.com/us/app/forevermap-europe-by-skobbler/id394763737?mt=8

ForeverMap is compatible with iPad, iPod, and iPhone with iOS 3.1. or higher.
For further information on recent developments at skobbler, please visit blog.skobbler.com or http://fb.skobbler.com


skobbler ForeverMap 2.0 - Key Features:

* Access to OpenStreetMap European countries’ maps including all cities and towns (exception: the Canary Islands) – no data connections required after installation
* Completely installable countries (not just cities)
* Routes for pedestrians and cars
* Offline search for locations
* Offline Wikipedia content integration for many sights
* IdeaLog for suggestions on future improvements
* Places of interest info for restaurants, theatres, etc.
* Current position finder
* Compass functionality
* Name browsing
* Search for: City, Street & POI
* Search history and easy bookmarking/favourites system
* High detailed map display with dynamic zooming backed by multi-touch support
* Turning maps
* Auto-follow mode
* Route calculation
* Native iPad / iPhone UI
* Retina icons and maps (iPhone 4 only)
* Dynamic POI layers as clickable icons in the map (both OSM & Wikipedia)
* Works on iPod Touch
* Works on any firmware 3.1+ (does not require 4.0)
* In-App help
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